View route

The Grand Canal Hotel is located in a lovely picturesque area of the south side of Dublin city, just a short walk to the city centre or 3 minutes by Dart. We are located near the Bord Gais Energy Theatre, the Aviva Stadium, the 3 Arena and Grafton Street. Temple Bar is a 25 minute walk or ten minutes by taxi.

We have a car park on site which is only free for guests who book with us directly on our website or by email or phone. 

The Grand Canal Hotel is very well located with links to many forms of public transport. The Grand Canal Dock Dart station is located directly across the street from the hotel. Dublin Bus, Luas, Aircoach (with fast, direct access to Dublin Airport) are within very close proximity.  We also have a 24 hour taxi service at the Hotel.


getting around Dublin

A Leap Visitor Card can be used to pay for travel in Dublin and its surrounding counties on the Dublin Bus, Luas, DART & Commuter Rail services. You can purchase a Leap card and load travel credit  from any of the following locations:

- Leap Card payzone convenient stores
- At a Luas, DART & Commuter Rail ticket machines
- Selected bus operators including Wexford Bus, Matthews Coaches and Swords Express
- Online; however, please note, if you top-up online, you are required to collect your travel credit at at Leap Card outlet